Discovery certificate for object 2016jay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7468 [ 2016TNSTR1083....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-25 10:13:33
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016jay
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:43.350 (140.430625) DEC = +61:31:59.66 (61.533239)
Discovery date: 2016-12-13 05:49:55 (JD=2457735.7429977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J092143.33+613156.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-13 05:49:55
Flux: 19.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-04 02:36:57
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016jay